Despite the abundance of dairy farms, an ad for the California dairy industry — financed by the state —was filmed in New Zealand!

Because of this a Teamster sponsored bill was introduced in February that will keep any commercial promoting a product for the state be shot in California.

AB 1778 requires that any department or agency of the state that produces, or conracts for the production of

The California Film Commission estimates that the approved projects (attached) will spend over $1.04 billion in California. $400 million of that spending is in direct B-T-L wages.

673 shooting days in 2009